Industry Optimistic On Produce Legislation

A year after the nationwide E. coli spinach outbreak that sickened more than 200 people and killed three, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, has introduced legislation to establish a national food safety framework for all fresh produce. We need to restore the public's confidence in American fresh produce and the agency that

WASHINGTON — A year after the nationwide E. coli spinach outbreak that sickened more than 200 people and killed three, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, has introduced legislation to establish a national food safety framework for all fresh produce.

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